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Bible Encyclopedias

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Checker-Work; (Network)

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chek´ẽr -wûrk ( שׂבכה , sebhākhāh ): This was a kind of ornamentation used on the tops of the pillars of Jachin and Boaz before the porch of the Temple (1 Kings 7:17 ). Its exact form is not known. See TEMPLE . For "a broidered coat" (Exodus 28:4 the King James Version), the Revised Version (British and American) gives "a coat of checker work." See BROIDERED; EMBROIDERY .

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Checker-Work; (Network)'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. 1915.

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